National Institute of Transition Planning

  • For retiring feds, planning is more than picking a date

    If you are planning to retire soon, when should you do it? Federal benefits expert Tammy Flanagan joined host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to talk about the best dates to retire.

  • Wellness incentives help prevent outliving resources

    Tammy Flanagan, retirement expert, explains to Federal Drive anchor Tom Temin how wellness incentives work and why health planning is as important as financial planning.

  • Tammy Flanagan: Should retirees purchase Medicare Part B coverage?

    Retirement planning expert Tammy Flanagan provides tips for retirees in 2018 on whether its worth it to invest in Medicare Part B.

  • FSA: Use it before you lose it, or start paying now

    The end of the year is approaching, and some employees will have to make a decision on whether to use or lose their FSA dollars.

  • Tammy Flanagan: Now’s the time to pick your federal health plan

    You’ve got more choices than most people know what to do with. Open season is underway, so you’ve got to pick something between now and Dec. 11.

  • Tammy Flanagan: Planning for life and work after you retire

    Working as long as you have as a federal employee, are you really ready to not have a job to do? It’s never too early to plan for the next phase of your life.

  • Tammy Flanagan: Navigating changes to federal retirement system

    Tammy Flanagan of the National Institute of Transition Planning provides an overview of the changes going on with federal retirement.

  • Tammy Flanagan: 10 ways seniors can avoid being scammed

    Non-existent sweepstakes, phony lotteries, reverse mortgage schemes and counterfeit drugs — fraudsters have unlimited imagination when if comes to separating people from their money, especially retirees and the elderly. Tammy Flanagan, senior benefits director at the National Institute of Transition Planning, offers some advice on avoiding ripoffs on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.

  • Tammy Flanagan: When to take a lump sum early out

    With the Trump administration proposing budget cuts and workforce reductions in other agencies, many feds could soon find themselves offered a lump sum to call it quits early. Federal News Radio’s Eric White spoke with Tammy Flanagan, senior benefits director at the National Institute of Transition Planning, on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about what you should consider before making a decision.

  • Tammy Flanagan: Daydreaming about retirement? Plan your escape

    Maybe the coming warm weather here has you thinking how nice it would be to go to that Tuesday day game. Face it. You’ve got the retirement bug. Federal Drive with Tom Temin talked with Tammy Flanagan, senior benefits director at the National Institute of Transition Planning, about how to get a jump on planning.